Randstad Lead Consultant - RULES in Bellevue, Washington

Lead Consultant - RULES

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job details:

  • location:Bellevue, WA

  • salary:$80,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, August 7, 2017

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:569375

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Our client is seeking a Lead Consultant with experience with Rules development with products like BlazeAdvisor, Pega, IBM ODM. The Lead Consultant will be an integral part of the technical team responsible for implementation of CLIENT Solutions comprised of CLIENT products and customized frameworks. The Lead Consultant will focus in the following areas:

  • Customer - Interact with customers in an utmost professional manner, and present solutions and status with the goal of projecting as a trusted advisor.

  • Technical - Serve as technical expert for clients in program/project system architectures by ensuring there are no gaps or inconsistencies in the initial system architecture and that none emerge as the system is designed, built and/or enhanced over time.

  • Business Domain Knowledge - Understand integration of various technical platforms, use industry scenarios to select the architecture, technology and/or products to align the priorities of IT with the business and provides the business solution across all domains. Ensures the technical integrity and quality of the custom developed solutions.

  • Analysis and design - Analyze and document customer requirements and produce high-level technical designs.

  • Technology - Lead the analysis of new/ existing architectures, specifies long term direction, and ensures engineering platforms meet throughout and reliability expectations.

  • Technical Leadership - Oversee developers responsible for individual domains of change or equivalent, or subsets thereof. May leads a cross-functional team that analyzes designs and implements architectures of projects.

  • Presentation - Translate and present complex technical data to non-technical personnel internally and with customers.

  • Improvement Focus - Consider the effectiveness of existing processes and suggest improvements. Collaborate with peers to 'productize' solutions, enabling a 'mass customization' operational approach to future opportunities. Reuse of solutions across multiple customers is to be of utmost consideration, and individual often makes recommendations about reusable components, or architecture changes in core product that result in improved reuse.


The Lead Consultant is responsible for the following tactical day to day operational activities:

  • Providing technical leadership on CLIENT Professional Services projects and in specific technical areas applied to the Business Domain.

  • Providing sales support when needed to the CLIENT sales team

  • Providing estimates for the development and delivery of solutions that are accurate and allow for timely and cost effective implementations.

  • Responsible for the successful installation and integration of the state-of-the-art predictive software products from CLIENT designed for a variety of markets.

  • Provides technical leadership on implementation projects and performs detailed technical tasks at client sites,

  • Provides specialized technical training, and provides support services for CLIENT software solutions. This includes remote and on-site client installations and configurations, documentation of the installation instructions, training clients on maintaining the systems, and updating internal documentation on client environments.

  • Responsible for advising and guiding customers in integrating CLIENT solutions with existing customer computer systems and, in selected engagements, actively participating in the integration of CLIENT products by designing, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting interfacing software.

  • Leverages data analysis to drive objectivity and a focus on business value into every decision

  • Seeks ways to execute more effectively, streamline processes, reduce costs, work smarter

  • Builds and leads project plans for one or more teams including resource requirements, deliverables and timelines. Assigns specific tasks to team members.

  • Ensures established deadlines are met by self and team while reinforcing achievement of quality standard

  • Responsible for advising and guiding customers on custom developed high-availability solutions.


  • Provides leadership in the application of technology to data delivery, architectural and integration services to support CLIENT products and clients.

  • Demonstrated success in managing expectations above and below his/her level within the organization

  • Demonstrated success in communicating to technical and nontechnical resources

  • Ability to set goals and objectives and manages to them for a team of implementation professionals.

  • Identify and resolve key conflicts for varying nature (e.g., personnel, client, projects, etc.)

  • Ability to think strategically and apply strategies tactically

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively with all levels of an organization in both the technical and business departments. Must be able to effectively communicate project and company vision. Good at working under stressful conditions. Must possess a Client First Mentality.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience to include

  • management consulting experience (a minimum of 2+years in consulting preferred),

  • IT solution design experience of complex, large-scale, and strategic projects.

  • Experience of both technical infrastructure and software architecture, ideally working for a dynamic system integrator / value-add partner / solution provider in an external customer-focused environment

  • Big 5 Consulting Experience Preferred.

  • Detailed knowledge of software architecture principles and Methodologies.

  • Detailed knowledge and experience leading Agile development projects.

  • Be customer focused - able to present technical information and concepts to non-technical people

  • History of successfully managing a team of technologist (Team size: 3 - 5). Successfully engaged on projects from Inception through completion.

  • Competency in one or more technologies and how best to utilize them in building out a solution - Java and/or .Net

  • Solution design experience of portal services, directory and identity services, collaboration tools, networking solutions - both LAN and WAN infrastructure, server, desktop and storage architectures.

  • Strong industry experience in one or more industry area, including Healthcare, Financial service and Retail/Packages good.

  • Practical experience in Java (Enterprise-EJB's), Web Services & Servers, Middleware, Net and SOA knowledge as it pertains to architecting solutions.

  • Expert on WebSphere and LDAP including architecting, implementing software systems utilizing WebSphere and LDAP

  • Experience with Web based technologies : HTML, XML, Java, JSP, Servlet, JSF

  • Competent in database technologies, specifically as they pertain to high throughput transactional and/or large data warehousing solutions.

Education and/or Certifications:

  • Must have a BS degree in engineering, computer science, or a scientific-related field.

Technical Experience

  • Experience with databases

  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology

  • Experience with SOAP/REST web service integration

  • Passion to analyze and solve complex technical problems

  • Focus on developing maintainable scalable solutions

  • Knowledge of product development best practices, continuous delivery and testing

  • Experience with PDI is a plus

  • Experience with Rules development with products like BlazeAdvisor, Pega, IBM ODM